R&P Technologies, LLC

  • Project Support Engineer

    Job Locations US-CA-San Diego
    Clearance Required
    Engineering Technician
  • Overview

    Provide technical experts who will keep pace with the changing environment that focuses on delivering increasing value added repairs for the US Navy ships the organization supports. These experts will ensure task manager(s) receive their perspectives on issues or topics affecting day to day performance. The technical experts will be led by a progressive management team using continual process improvement to assist the Government task manager(s) and Contracting Officer Representative (COR) with timely feedback and notification affecting contract delivery, contract performance and costs.


    Responsible for support of planning, execution and closeout of various ship availabilities to include the following:

    • Serve as the engineering liaison for the SWRMC CHENG on all engineering matters for contracted maintenance oversight for assigned CNO
    • Provide highly skilled technical and engineering services for overseeing, planning, and resolving technical issues for repair and alteration of surface ships of the U.S. Navy
    • Develop, adapt, modify, and/or improve engineering support processes where there is little or no precedent
    • Perform work associated with complex engineering projects, tests, contract specifications, deviations, waivers, equipment and material substitutions, repair processes, drawing deficiencies, equipment malfunctions, and other fleet technical support requirements which require technical resolution prior to or during the maintenance, repair, and/or modernization of shipboard electrical, mechanical, electronic, hull, and combat systems/equipment.
    • Conduct independent engineering studies, investigations, research, and analysis for the solution of unusual or unprecedented engineering problems or in support of short and long-term engineering projects on assigned ships
    • Prepare and support the development of engineering reports and correspondences related to specific work projects on assigned ships
    • Maintain status of initiatives and all associated reports and briefings to senior managers and outside agencies
    • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of the latest process improvements in Public Shipyards and Private Industry
    • Maintain a lessons learned file specific to the assigned ships for the purpose of identifying problematic technical repair/maintenance
    • Develop and coordinate technical training within the Engineering Department. Participate in departmental and divisional training assessments, surveys and evaluations
    • Provide engineering/technical services during advance planning and planning phases.
    • Ensure timely review of applicable contractor work specifications verifying the technical requirements of tasking documents are met, naval standards are invoked and final acceptance testing will validate work performed. Normally for critical systems this is accomplished by TMEs with delegated authority, and to some degree by SMEs in specific areas, but the PSE must ensure overall progress and interject where needed
    • Attend all pre-availability planning meetings not conflicting with higher priority obligations. The PSE will assume a leading role in addressing technical issues and coordinating the resolution of technical authority
    • Participate in IPTD events and provide necessary briefs at direction of Engineering Department and
    • Ensure a records system of tasking documents, 2-Kilos, DFS, a listing of specifications reviewed and documented comments forwarded for correction exists. Normally this is achieved by electronic databases maintained by the SWRMC IT Department (ESRs, LARs and Design Memos) or other Navy activity (EDFS). The PSE must be proficient in use of these systems and ensure their
    • Provide engineering/technical services in support of ongoing waterfront production work at private contractor facilities. Serve as the principal point of contact for all engineering related technical issues between the Engineering Department, the Maintenance Team and other outside commands such as the Planning Yard, NAVSEA or the ISEAs
    • Serve as a primary member of the Maintenance Team, and act as a liaison for the SWRMC CHENG as the technical authority point of contact to resolve all technical issues, coordinate TME and SME support when necessary, ensure non-conformances, DFSs, waivers and deviations are submitted for approval
    • Track and report assigned planning yard on-site field personnel responsiveness and technical adequacy
    • Ensure contractor prepared PCPs or other formal work packages used to guide contractor mechanics in accomplishment of critical repair processes are reviewed and approved by SWRMC Engineering
    • Provide a technical point of contact for analysis during final acceptance testing, certifications and technical evaluations
    • Attend production meetings to assist and advise the MT in all matters concerning the repair and modernization of shipboard systems and equipment
    • Assist the MT to identify acceptable material and/or equipment substitutions when material and/or equipment specified for installation are not available or delivery date cannot meet production schedule
    • Provide engineering and technical services and functional tracking/reporting in support of maintenance and repair periods not associated with CNO availabilities. 
    • Initiate/track/coordinate responses to adjudicate DFSs and/or ESRs ensuring timely and cost effective solutions
    • Serve as the Maintenance Team contact for coordinating FTA associated with CASREPs or routine maintenance
    • Provide technical support and support coordination during critical reporting periods such as surge deployment preparation or INSURV. 
    • Provide reports of status and results of FTAs during critical meetings and reporting
    • Perform special engineering analysis and studies either in support of NAVSEA or ISEAs for the purpose of developing or evaluating improvements in design, maintenance procedures, material, etc. These studies will generally be assigned based on an individual PSE’s technical expertise and experience. The PSE may be requested to participate in select technical teams assembled for the purpose of resolving specific major deficiencies of shipboard equipment
    • Serve as a member of an embedded Project team during a CNO availability either onboard the naval vessel or at private contractor facilities in order to expedite SWRMC review of applicable contractor work specifications, ensure timely review of engineering/technical services in support of ongoing waterfront production
    • Serve as a member of the onsite team and principal point of contact for resolving all engineering related technical issues between the SWRMC Engineering Department, the Maintenance Team and other outside commands such as the Planning Yard, NAVSEA or the ISEAs. Provide or coordinate resolutions for these technical
    • Provide technical evaluation and recommendations, upon government review, for contractor change proposals, growth, and new
    • Serve as a primary member of the Maintenance Team, and act as a liaison to the SWRMC CHENG as the technical authority point of contact to resolve all technical issues, coordinate TME and SME support when necessary, ensure non-conformances, DFSs, waivers and deviations are submitted to the LTA for approval and route and ensure timely technical responses to contractor condition reports 


    • Secret Clearance
    • Experience on Navy ships

    EEO Statement

    R&P Technologies provides equal opportunity for all persons and prohibits discrimination in employment because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), veteran or marital status, or any other factor prohibited by law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave, compensation, and training.


    R&P maintains an Affirmative Action Plan to establish fair access to employment opportunities and to create a work community that is an accurate reflection of the qualified workforce. Due to security clearance requirements, U.S. citizenship is required for most positions


    R&P offers a highly competitive compensation package that includes contributions towards health insurance, 401(k) matching, and other non-salary benefits. Exact salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.


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